Acura has announced Canadian pricing for its all-new RDX compact luxury CUV, which will arrive in dealerships on April 2.
Manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) for the 2013 RDX will start at $40,990. Addition of an RDX Technology Package will bring the price $43,990.
The 2013 RDX, which made its debut at the 2012 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit in January features all-new styling, increased comfort and a new 3.5L V-6 engine with 33 more horsepower than the outgoing model, a new 6-speed automatic transmission and a new all-wheel-drive system
Acura says it is designed to change people’s perceptions of what a luxury SUV should be.
"The 2013 Acura RDX is improved in just about every way and embodies much of Acura’s future direction -- beautiful timeless design, luxury detail and the technology that customers expect," says Alexandre Roger, vice president of Acura Canada.
"It’s more powerful, roomier, quieter and has improved fuel efficiency. In short, it’s everything we know customers in the luxury SUV market expect and more," he adds.
Chassis updates include a longer wheelbase with increased track, all-new Amplitude Reactive Dampers and a new motion adaptive electronic power steering system.
Standard features on the RDX include leather seating surfaces, heated power front seats, a power moonroof and a 360-watt audio system.
Standard equipment includes such new technologies as SMS text messaging function, a Keyless Access System with pushbutton start, an Active Noise Control system and a rear view camera system with three unique viewing angles.
The RDX Technology Package adds a navigation System with bi-lingual voice recognition, a 60-gigabyte hard disk drive (HDD), GPS-linked solar-sensing dual-zone automatic climate control system, power actuated rear tailgate, and an Acura/ELS Surround Premium Sound System with 10 speakers, DVD-Audio, multi-format CD player, AM/FM tuner and XM Radio with Note function.